SIX creators and 2022 Tony nominees Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow will host a special, late-night Pride performance of Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley’s Circle Jerk June 11 at 10:30 PM.
Circle Jerk recently announced it would hold Pride performances for its new hybrid in-person and live-streamed production. Performances begin June 8 at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater, with opening set for June 14 and a run through June 25.
Presented by Fake Friends, the 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist will hold Pride-specific performances June 11, 17, 18, and 24 at 10:30 PM; and June 25 at 3 PM.
Moss and Marlow's SIX: The Musical has received eight Tony nominations this season, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Direction of a Musical for Moss and co-director Jamie Armitage.
Set in wintertime on Gaymen Island, a summer retreat for the homosexual rich and famous, Circle Jerk follows two white gay internet trolls who scheme to take what they want in a chaotic mix of flip flops as three actors play nine roles.
Cat Rodríguez will join Breslin and Foley in the cast. Rory Pelsue will direct, and Ariel Sibert will serve as dramaturg. Breslin and Foley previously executive produced and co-wrote the book for Ratatouille: The Tik Tok Musical.
The creative team for Circle Jerk includes video and co-lighting designer David Bengali, co-lighting designer and video associate Ted Boyce-Smith, scenic and props designer Stephanie Osin Cohen, sound designer Kathy Ruvuna, costume designer Cole McCarty, wig and make-up designer Tommy Kurzman, stage manager Codey Leroy Butler, production manager Violet Asmara Tafari, technical director Jesse Mattes, assistant stage manager Carolina Arboleda, assistant scenic designer Anthony Freitas, video associate Stivo Arnoczy, video engineer Ted Charles Brown, production electrician The Sovereign Candle - Kent Sprague, and graphic designer Kameron Neal.
Miranda Gohh and Emma Orme co-produce, with Jeremy O. Harris, Caroline Gart, and Salman Al-Rashid serving as executive producers. Noah Eisenberg serves as co-producer, with Steven Ebert serving as associate producer. FourthWall Theatrical provides generous support.
For tickets and more information, visit CircleJerk.live.